ALERT: ANTI-COMPETITIVE PRACTICE - ATTRIBUTABILITY OF UNLAWFUL CONDUCT OF SUBSIDIARIES TO THEIR PARENT COMPANIES - NO-CONTEST PLEA - PRESUMPTION OF DECISIVE INFLUENCE EXERCISED BY THE PARENT COMPANY - CALCULATION OF THE AMOUNT OF THE FINE

Attributability of unlawful conduct of subsidiaries to their parent companies: The French Competition Authority accepts a no-contest plea from a subsidiary whose parent company challenges the attributability of the subsidiary’s practices and sanctions once again anti-competitive practices in the military personnel relocation removals sector (AGS Martinique / Mobilitas)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 18 November 2014, the Authority issued a new decision sanctioning a cartel between undertakings entrusted by the administration with the relocation of its staff. This was Decision No 14-D-16 relating to practices implemented in the sector of the removal of military personnel posted to Martinique.. This Decision follows a self-referral by the Authority on the basis of Article L. 450-5 of the Commercial Code.This was done at the request of the Authority's general rapporteur and, it would appear, at the stage of transmission of the results of the investigations carried out by the Minister's services (see pt. 143). The facts are unfortunately classic.

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Alain Ronzano, Attributability of unlawful conduct of subsidiaries to their parent companies: The French Competition Authority accepts a no-contest plea from a subsidiary whose parent company challenges the attributability of the subsidiary’s practices and sanctions once again anti-competitive practices in the military personnel relocation removals sector (AGS Martinique / Mobilitas), 18 November 2014, Concurrences N° 1-2015, Art. N° 70820, www.concurrences.com

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